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Arun Antony, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Phone: (412) 692-4920

Specialized Areas of Interest
Seizures not responding to medications, Epilepsy surgery, Functional connectivity in Epilepsy, Spells of unknown etiology

Biography
Dr. Antony joined the Epilepsy Division in 2013 after completing two years of subspecialty fellowship training in Epilepsy, EEG and clinical Neurophysiology at the Cleveland Clinic (Cleveland, OH). He is board certified in Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy.

Dr. Antony helped design the implantation schema templates, efficient work flow and waveform analysis in the stereo EEG (SEEG) program for seizure localization at UPMC.

Dr. Antony has special interest in treating patients with seizures not responding to medications, spells of unknown etiology, stereo EEG (SEEG) evaluation and surgical treatment of epilepsy. In addition to his Outpatient Epilepsy clinic, Dr. Antony has attending responsibilities in Ambulatory (24-48 hour) EEG review, Continuous EEG monitoring and the Epilepsy monitoring unit where prolonged EEG monitoring is performed to confirm if a known spell is an epileptic seizure, to diagnose the type and frequency of seizures and to evaluate for epilepsy surgery.

His research is focused on functional connectivity in epileptogenesis, seizure spread and treatment of epilepsy.

Dr. Antony completed an internship from Metropolitan Hospital/ New York Medical College followed by Neurology Residency at Creighton University and University of Nebraska. He served as the Chief resident and the Chief fellow during his training and earned travel scholarships from American Academy of Neurology and American Neurological Association.

Dr. Antony’s publications can be reviewed through the National Library of Medicine’s publication database.

Hospital Privileges

  • UPMC Presbytarian
  • UPMC Montefiore
  • UPMC Magee Women’s Hospital
  • UPMC Mercy
  • UPMC Northwestern

Board Certifications

  • American board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2011)
  • ABPN Clinical Neurophysiology (2013)
  • ABPN Epilepsy (2013)

Professional organization membership

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Epilepsy Society
  • Society for Neuroscience

 

Dr. Antony

Dr. Antony